Crime Statistics for Rowley Regis, Sandwell, Sandwell, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rowley Regis, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rowley Regis using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 300 street level crime incidents in Rowley Regis in May 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Rowley Regis, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime132
Anti Social Behaviour72
Criminal Damage Arson27
Burglary15
Public Order13
Shoplifting8
Vehicle Crime8
Other Crime8
Drugs7
Other Theft6
Robbery2
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime300

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Rowley Regis. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Rowley Regis

We've taken the ten nearest places to Rowley Regis and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Rowley Regis has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Oakham (1.24 miles)306
Rowley Regis300
Portway (0.88 miles)257
Springfield (0.62 miles)256
Dudley Wood (1.39 miles)256
Netherton (1.39 miles)250
Oldbury (1.39 miles)245
Blackheath (0.88 miles)218
Haden Cross (1.24 miles)212
Baptist End (1.39 miles)170

15.9%
of Sandwell residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Rowley Regis

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Rowley Regis and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Rowley Regis132
Dudley Wood113
Oakham107
Springfield97
Netherton96
Blackheath96
Haden Cross92
Portway88
Oldbury84
Baptist End62

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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